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be reversed. let's begin this half hour with a very different subject. first lady michelle obama, making a lot of public appearances recently and drawing some criticism because of that. nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker has more on that. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning to you. the first lady will be hitting the road to promote her third anniversary of her let's move campaign. but her media blitz topped by that performance at the oscars has everyone talking. people are still buzzing about michelle obama's oscar finale that no one saw coming. >> and the oscar goes to -- "argo." >> even an iranian news agency covered it, but photo shopped sleeves and a higher neckline. conservative columnist jennifer ruben is critical, saying it made the white house and first lady seem small. >> there is a sense of going too far and too much and becoming so ubiquitous that no one considers you special. she's the first lady, for goodness saks not a celebrity. >> reporter: the white house didn't respond but most of her appearances have been focused on her campaign let's move. on jimmy fallon
michelle obama. >> spending cuts are forcing the pentagon to cut its aircraft carrier presence in the persian gulf. >> that is due to congressional fighting over automatic spending cuts in washington. >> plans for the u.s. as harry truman to deploy to the gulf later this week have been cancelled. >> world news and new overnight, new images have been released on iran state tv allegedly showing pictures taken from a u.s. drone captured in 2011. the video shows an aerial view of an airport in a city said to be kandahar , afghanistan. also shows images at a base in eastern iran . >> iran has long claimed did manage to take control of the drone and that is capable launching its own production line for the unman aircraft. u.s. officials say the drone malfunctioned and had to land in iran. >> rescue workers in the solomon islands are having a difficult time reaching remote areas ravaged by yesterday's tsunami. >> this comes at the death toll rose to at least nine people including a child. the tsunami was generated when a powerful 8.0 earthquake hit the town of lata in the easternmost
won when the director hasn't been nominated. first lady michelle obama presenting the film with the top prize, as you saw. >>> what's on the agenda in the united states, there's no economic data today, but invests will be keeping a close watch on capitol hill as ben bernanke testifies before congress on the economy on tuesday and wednesday. atlanta fed president dennis lockhart speaks about the economy this evening. that's at 7:00 p.m. eastern. on the results page, first energy hurts lows, realology, autodesk muck notable names reported today. how are we set up for this week? michael gurka, good to see you this morning. hope you had a good weekend. we snapped the seven week of straight gains for the s&p at the beginning of the year. still, not a bad close on friday. we have the sequester at the end of the week, bernanke at the elsewhere.nd everything else how do you see it playing out? >> well, ross, i wonder if we're going to go satellite hook up to michelle obama again so she can give us the okay on the sequester and then we can put some more glitz to that, also, because
suffering the way folks are in newtown. >>> first lady michelle obama is meeting privately with the family of a 15-year-old honor student right now, before attending the girl's funeral. police say hadia pendleton was gunned down last month in a park, just about a mile away from the obama's chicago home. investigators say she was not the intended target. just a week before her death, pendleton performed with her band at obama's inauguration, an event she called a highlight of her life. no arrests have been made in the case. >>> back here in california, hundreds of gun advocates demonstrated at the state capitol for their second amendment rights. >> we're sick and tired of the assembly and congress telling us what we can and can't do! >> protesters gathered on the steps of the capitol building. many are parents who say they are ensuring the right to bear arms. the state legislature is considering measures that would give california the toughest gun control laws in the country. proposals include background checks for buying ammunition clips and banning clips that hold more than 10 bullets. >>
watched the oscars? >> yes. >> and you missed michelle obama, right? >> you're taping "walking dead." i heard. great. >> michelle obama gave the award by video. >> okay. >> best joke of the night in my mind, seth mcfarland, where does rihanna go with chris brown? what was the date night movie? >> this is -- is it about domestic violence? >> "jango unchained." but it had people on the floor, i must say. my retelling was not -- >> i liked chris kardashian. >> chris brown, rihanna, they've had problems, but the movie -- >> yeah, but why -- >> violent. >> well, that is a domestic abuse joke that i don't find funny. >> well, let me -- >> i like the kardashian one he told better. >> that was good. >> i watched this guy kill his wife in a jacuzzi on "dateline" and i'm up to speed on that story. >> that's the only one. >> okay. if you want to trash absennbc's offering, that's fine. >> not at all. >> and that guy, he looks like a -- you know the guy i'm talking about, the correspondent? i love him. in economic news, a new survey shows keith something, keith -- >> i'll look it up. >> shows china'
morning. >> hey, good morning. so first lady michelle obama will be in chicago today for the funeral of the teenage girl who was killed by random gun violence. mourners packed the church on friday for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton's wake. the teen was gunned down near her school a week after attending president obama's inauguration. >>> it has been a year since former penn state head coach joe paterno passed away. his wife is fighting back in accusations against him. sue paterno sent a letter to former penn state football players saying the man who was investigated in the freeh report was not the man she knew as her husband. mrs. paterno calls her husband a moral and disciplined man. her letter comes as the family prepares to release its own report responding to findings after the jerry sandusky scandal. >>> an unusual traffic backup on a houston highway on friday when a house that was being hauled on the back of a trailer wound up all over the road. the house was smashed to pieces. look at that. with just one lone wall left standing. check, please, on that one. >>> finally, blizzards
red? is that going to be a big color? >> you know michelle obama wore red, and i think we're going to see that happening on the red carpet more as well this time. >> okay. >> i love the bling on this as well because it's kind of -- it's ballerina length. i think it's kind of -- >> tea length. >> very, very pretty. >> thanks, hon. >> now we have zenka. she's showing off architectural drama. >> when you wear a black dress sometimes, you can kind of disappear. you better give them something to look at. >> let's give them something to talk about. >> uh-huh. >> i knew she was going to sing. >> they love it when i burst out in song. >> this is great because it has an architectural neckline. plungy slit in the front. then you have a beautiful sweeping kind of train. this is really great. this is lloyd cline, and lloyd gives the parisian hollywood feeling. >> it almost wears itself. >> it's very architectural. >> this is good for a girl that wants strshgt. she's not afraid to really show she's confident. >> that's like a cate blanchett. >> exactly. >> you know, this will be amazing on a lo
and his people by stepping aside. i have to admire him. >> just in president obama has just released the statement on the pubs retirement. he says michelle and died at which to express our prayers. they met together in 2009 and he says he appreciates the work he's done over the past four years. >> continuing a improvements for the livermore hot spot 580 ride, we are so over the normal. 31 to 36 minutes drive times it should be expected but they it is 38 now. my incident and the westbound direction conspired to delay this drive. that has been a lot of hot spot. conditions are pretty good at the bay bridge, no backup or delays. at >> we have sunshine out there, a really beautiful day. 51 downtown sam francisco, san mateo 43, oakland 54, of fremont 54, pleasanton and the upper 30's. a little on the cold side. when i come back, more details on sunshine and how we will get for some locations. >> collectively, this group led by my office, is posing a reward of $1 million for information that will lead to mr. dorner is captured. we will not tolerate anyone undermining the security, the tran
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